In Zhukovsky near Moscow said goodbye to the crew of Il-76, which crashed in the Irkutsk region to extinguish forest fires. All 10 employees of the Ministry of emergency situations will be presented to the state awards.
In Zhukovsky ended with a farewell ceremony for the crew of Il-76 aircraft, which crashed July 1 while forest fires in the Irkutsk region. The plane was on a mission in extremely difficult weather conditions and difficult terrain. This explains the fact that the plane for 3 days couldn't find. From the plane leaving only the tail, the rest is burnt.
The chances of survival for the crew was not. According to preliminary information, up to the collision with the ground, all systems worked normally, but the final conclusions will come later. The plane was based in Ramenskoye, many knew the crew personally. Over the house of culture, which hosted the farewell, flew a military transport plane to wave farewell to the pilots wings.
Died near Irkutsk, honored pilot of the Russian Federation Leonid owl, the second pilot Alexey Lebedev, the co-driver Georgy Petrov, Board engineer Viktor Kuznetsov, airborne radio operator Igor Murfin, side operators Sergey Susov, Sergey Makarov, Marat Chadaev aviation Vadim Zhdanov and Andrey Moshninov. They will be presented to the state awards.
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